Giulia Orecchia

Giulia Orecchia lives in Milan where she works as a freelance illustrator and children’s books author. She studied Visual Design at the Polythecnic School of Design in Milan where she met Bruno Munari and other famous graphic designers. She started working as freelance illustrator in 1980.

She have been illustration teacher at the European Design Institute, at the MiMaster Editorial Illustration Master in Milan and at the Illustration Master – Impronte di Visioni – International Comics School in Florence and Milano. 2006-2009 board of Italian Association of Illustrators. President of the Jury of the 2011 Italian Illustration Annual, which dedicated to her a monograph in the Illustrious-authors chapter.

She studied Art Therapy and worked in her Atelier with psychiatric patients.